antimycin A

noun

an·​ti·​my·​cin A ˌan-ti-ˈmī-sᵊn-ˈā How to pronounce antimycin A (audio)
: a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide

called also antimycin

Word History

Etymology

anti- + -mycin

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antimycin A was in 1949

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“Antimycin A.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimycin%20A. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

antimycin A

noun
an·​ti·​my·​cin A ˌant-i-ˌmīs-ᵊn-ˈā How to pronounce antimycin A (audio)
: a crystalline antibiotic C28H40N2O9 used especially as a fungicide, insecticide, and miticide

called also antimycin

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